What should be included in the physical exam for fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)?

Updated: Jul 27, 2018
  • Author: James A Wilson, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

Physical examination should include the following:

  • Thorough neurologic examination

  • Neurovascular examination, including auscultation for carotid and vertebral artery bruits

  • General physical examination that includes a search for signs of renal, visceral, and extremity artery involvement

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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